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Read to Reef Book Club: October 2017

Read 5 aquatic books in October, earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For kids up to fifth grade with a Pratt Library card.
National History Day

National History Day

Are you doing a research project for National History Day? Let Pratt researchers help you with one-on-one coaching. Sign up for appointments now.
Renovation Video 4: Open for Business

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 4

Learn how our librarians have adapted to staying open for business during the renovation, and what the future holds for Central Library.
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Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Kids that Start Behind, Stay Behind

Support the Books for Me program. Give a child in need a head start.
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Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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Urban Gardening Workshops

Want to grow your own food Baltimore City? We have free workshops led by master gardeners at multiple branches.
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Meet the New Pratt Library CEO

Meet Heidi Daniel, the incoming president and CEO of the Pratt Library. She will officially join the Pratt this summer.
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Learn About the Renovation

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.

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Follow Us on Twitter

For more library updates, book news, and reading recommendations, follow us on Twitter.

Anti-Stress Coloring for Teens

A therapeutic way to relax the mind after a full day. All supplies provided.

Munchkin Mania (and More)

Join our weekly boardgame club as we travel the wild west with Oregon Trail and face the perilous monsters…

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training.

Cafe Palabra

Always had an interest for writing and just need the space? Come to our no-pressure, open writing hour…

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’…

Introduction To MS Office and Computer

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’…

Book Discussion and Dinner

Read and discuss Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the 2017 One Maryland, One Book selection.

Hamilton Book Club

Read and discuss Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection.

Game On!

Test your trivia knowledge against the Light Street librarians.

Writers LIVE: Tim Wheeler, News From Rain Shadow Country

News reporter Tim Wheeler returns to Baltimore, his home for forty years, to talk about his new book…

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt - listen now or download for later. Featured: Colson Whitehead.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.
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Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about the recent changes to the local transit system. Check out the new routes and maps.